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    Question T-bird grill

    Im sure this has been asked before but where do you get this grill?? I am assuming it was aftermarket.. who made it? Does any one have one? I love it!

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    It was by a company called Spoilers Plus, they were the supplier of the Ford Motorsport body kits. They pop up on eBay from time to time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BCA View Post
    It was by a company called Spoilers Plus, they were the supplier of the Ford Motorsport body kits. They pop up on eBay from time to time.

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    Ahhhh. Vintage fugly .
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    IMO, there are instances where a grille can actually be a spoiler. As in, it spoils the look of the car.

    The old FMS body kit is alright but I can do without any of it as I think the body lines of the Tbird do everything that needs done without help from tacked on extras.

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    I always loved the look of that offset grille. There's something so 1980s about that. Always lamented that there was no Cougar version.

    Oh, and someone please take me back to 1983 and drop me off. I really, really want to relive all this again!

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    Sorry Eric, no time machine; but maybe this will help remind you of that era.
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    That's some hair.....
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    I agree with Eric on the grill. I actually liked the spoiler kits back in the day. I remember a lady in my neighborhood had a 85 TC with the full spoiler (ground effects)kit. It was white with dark tinted windows. Me and my friends thought it was cool at the time. Back then these cars were ahead of their time in aerodynamics. I think a true H.O. in these cars would have hurt Mustang sales....(just my 2cents)
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    I like the bird in the grille,,

    dont like the "F" grille


    i would want a protective screen in behind though

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